The Hunger Games actor applied for the licence in Honolulu County on behalf of his company, Simply Organic Living, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Officials at the Hawaii Department of Health posted the list of 66 people and companies who applied for licences on Friday (05Feb16), and they are now reviewing all the applications, including Harrelson's, and will notify those who are successful in April (16).

Applicants must have $1 million (£625,000) cash, plus $100,000 (£62,500) for each of their planned dispensary locations. They also must have been residents of Hawaii for more than five years.

Hawaii became the first U.S. state to legalise medical marijuana 16 years ago.